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Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' - wild geranium Plants / Perennials

Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' - wild geranium

Hardy Geranium maculatum Elizabeth Ann Family: Geraniaceae Origin: The species is native to the United States. A compact mound of dark, coffee colored foliage is covered in light-pink flowers for several weeks in summer. Very unusual foliage color for this species. Geraniums are trouble free plants. …

Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina' - Hardy Geranium Plants / Perennials

Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina' - Hardy Geranium

Hardy Geranium cinereum Ballerina Family: Geraniaceae Origin: The species is native to the central Pyrenees. Award-winning compact variety with slightly ruffled, cupped flowers. The iced-pink, heart-shaped petals are intricately patterned with very dark-maroon veining which converges into an eye. Small …

Pelargonium citrosum - Citrosa Geranium, Mosquito Plant Plants / Annuals

Pelargonium citrosum - Citrosa Geranium, Mosquito Plant

The Mosquito Plant is a genetically engineered geranium hybrid with a unique characteristic: it repels mosquitoes! It is easily grown as a potted patio plant, and easily enjoyed for its attractive foliage and sweet lemony scent, as well as for its mosquito repelling powers. It produces a leafy, attractive, …

Many uses for groundcovers (4) - Deciduous perennials Plants / Perennials

Epimedium

Epimedium, Geranium macrorrhizum, Clematis heracleifolia ‘Côte d’Azur’, Anemone nemorosa Epimedium Epimedium produces flowers as early as April and May but its attractive foliage also provides visual interest during the rest of the growing season. Epimedium produces delicate graceful flowers and …

Geranium - Cranesbill Plants / Perennials

Geranium - Cranesbill (PPH)

Musical theatre buffs will know, but for those of you who don’t, this line comes from a song entitled June is Bustin’ Out All Over! from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel. This piece of musical history is set in Maine, USA and the song refers the stirring and thrilling arrival of summer …

Gardening with Hardy Geraniums Other / Books

Gardening with Hardy Geraniums

Hardy geraniums were the first plants to shrug off the rigours of her coastal climate and grow in Birgitte Husted Bendtsen s garden every bit as well as they did in the fertile, sheltered plots further east in Denmark. Add to this their tolerance of dogs and children, resistance to pests and diseases, …

Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' - Coral Bells Plants / Perennials

Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' - Coral Bells

Rock-Geranium Dale s Strain (Heuchera americana Dale s Strain ) Silvery, mottled evergreen foliage. tough and reliable. Greenish-white flowers. Use for shady borders and ground cover. Plant in partial or full shade. Plant 12-15 inches apart. Grows 14 tall. Hardy in zones 3-9. Hardiness Zone: 4 …

Geranium phaeum 'Samobor' - Dusky Cranesbill Plants / Perennials

Geranium phaeum 'Samobor' - Dusky Cranesbill

Early blooming species. Bushy, clump forming plants with small, nodding, fully opened flowers. Prefers damp and shaded to semi-shaded sites, but is able to withstand some dryness. Very distinctive foliage patterned with a ring of dark brown blotches. Small, nodding brownish flowers. …

Geranium Oglevee at the Greenhouse Other / Software, DVD

Geranium Oglevee at the Greenhouse

Geranium Oglevee Work organic compost into high quality container potting soil that contains ingredients such as peat moss, vermiculite and perlite. Choose locations getting direct sun for most geraniums. Feed your geraniums every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer. …

The Jade Garden Other / Books

The Jade Garden: New and Notable Plants from Asia

New and Notable Plants from Asia | The Jade Garden is an authoritative guide to 130 of the most fascinating yet little-known ornamental trees, shrubs, and perennials from the green mantle of Asia. Based on detailed research and observation at one of the largest and oldest collections of Asian plants …

Geranium himalayense 'Baby blue' - Himalayan cranesbill Plants / Perennials

Geranium himalayense 'Baby blue' - Himalayan cranesbill

Cranesbill is a genus comprising of about 300 species. It is commonly used as a ground-covering perennial which can quickly form a respectable carpet. When if full bloom it offers a solid, one-colour show which in mass plantings looks stunning. Thanks to low growth it mostly finds its place under trees …

The Aromatherapy Garden Other / Books

The Aromatherapy Garden

The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being “Kathi guides you to all the joys of an aromatic garden with wonderful tips, fascinating facts, and sumptuous photos.” —Mandy Aftel, acclaimed natural perfumer and author of Essence and Alchemy and Fragrant …

Many uses for groundcovers (1) Plants / Other

Vinca minor

Groundcovers are low-growing plants that form a sod as they develop in a horizontal direction. Some varieties are evergreen and some are even reasonably tolerant of being walked on. An advantage of using groundcovers is that their closely-knit carpet of leaves gives weeds down. …